Thailand Raises COVID-19 Alert Level to Four Due to Rising Infections

The Thai Health Ministry Permanent Secretary announced on Thursday that the country raised its COVID-19 alert level from three to four due to rising infections driven by the spread of the Omicron variant. “Thailand has entered a new wave of …

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Australia Denies Entry to Tennis Star Novak Djokovic

Australian authorities denied entry to the world’s number one tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia for failing to provide appropriate evidence to meet entry requirements on Thursday. “Mr. Djokovic’s visa has been canceled. Rules are rules… No one is above …

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Kyrgyzstan Interior Ministry Proposed New Law On Countering Extremism

Officials at the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said they have developed a new law on countering extremism activities in the country. The draft of the counter-extremism law was submitted for further discussions which seek to amend the current law adopted …

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Journalists in Azerbaijan Seek Nullification of Law on Media

A number of Azerbaijani journalists on Tuesday held demonstrations in the capital city of Baku, demanding nullification of new law on the media outlets. About 30 journalists have expressed their outrage and robustly opposed the bill approved by the parliament …

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Trump Spokesman Sues Capitol Riot Committee Over Financial Records

Former President Donald Trump’s current spokesman, Taylor Budowich, has sued the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol over access to his financial records. On Friday, Budowich filed a lawsuit that seeks to prevent his bank, …

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McDonald’s Claws Back $105m Settlement From Former CEO

McDonald’s has resolved a case in which its former CEO, Steve Easterbook, has agreed to return equity rewards and cash worth more than $105 million. According to McDonald’s, Easterbrook allegedly hid and lied about sexual connections with three employees. Easterbrook …

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